18 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

18 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

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Start: Montpellier
+2
Train + Shuttle + Fly:  7 h
1
Naples
— 2 nights
Drive:  15 min
2
Pompeii
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Amalfi
— 3 nights
Ferry:  3 h 30 min
4
Capri, Island of Capri
— 3 nights
Ferry:  3 h 15 min
5
Positano
— 3 nights
Drive:  30 min
6
Sorrento
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + Shuttle + Train:  8 h 15 min
End: Montpellier

2
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): explore the world behind art at Museo Cappella Sansevero, appreciate the extensive heritage of Underground Naples, see the interesting displays at Ospedale delle Bambole, thenmake a trip to Via San Gregorio Armeno, and finally examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, contemplate the geological forces at Vesuvio National Park, thentake in the pleasant sights at Lungomare Caracciolo, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Napoli.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Naples trip maker tool.

Montpellier, France to Naples is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of train, shuttle, and flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in February, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Pompeii.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Vesuvio National Park, Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
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Vesuvio National Park ©
Vesuvio National Park
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli ©
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano ©
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano

1
night
Pompeii

Pompeii ©
Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
On the 26th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Forum, admire the striking features of Villa dei Misteri, contemplate the long history of Pompeii Archaeological Park, thensteep yourself in history at Lupanar, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pontificio Santuario della Beata Maria Vergine del Santo Rosario di Pompei, and finally explore the ancient world of Casa di Fabio Amandio.

To see more things to do and other tourist information, read our Pompeii attractions planner.

Pompeii is just a short distance from Naples. In February, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Amalfi.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites
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Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Villa dei Misteri ©
Villa dei Misteri

3
nights
Amalfi

Amalfi ©
Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Take a break from the city and head to Ravello - Atrani Walk and Maestra dei Villaggi Road. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, admire the verdant scenery at Valle dei Mulini, ponder the design of Fontana sant'Andrea, and examine the collection at Museo della Carta.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Amalfi driving holiday site.

Traveling by car from Pompeii to Amalfi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Pompeii in February, expect a bit warmer with lows of 11°C in Amalfi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can catch the ferry to Capri.

Things to do in Amalfi

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ravello, Amalfi Coast, Parrocchia San Giovanni
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Valle dei Mulini ©
Valle dei Mulini
Ravello - Atrani Walk ©
Ravello - Atrani Walk
Amalfi Coast ©
Amalfi Coast

3
nights
Capri, Island of Capri

Capri
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Get outdoors at I Faraglioni and White Grotta. There's much more to do: get great views at Belvedere Cannone, cruise along Via Krupp, tour the pleasant surroundings at Marina Piccola, and explore the historical opulence of Castiglione.

To find traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Capri day trip tool.

Traveling by ferry from Amalfi to Capri takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In February, daily temperatures in Capri can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to catch the ferry to Positano.

Things to do in Capri

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Anacapri
Highlights from your plan
I Faraglioni
I Faraglioni
Blue Grotto ©
Blue Grotto
Boat Tours & Water Sports

3
nights
Positano

Positano ©
Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte di Suppraiano, explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of Smeraldo, thenkick back and relax at Fornillo, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Grande. Keep things going the next day: get outside with I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos, thentake a memorable tour with Tours, and then get great views at Il Sentiero Degli Dei.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Positano trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Capri to Positano by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In March, daily temperatures in Positano can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Sorrento.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Praiano
Highlights from your plan
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Grotte di Suppraiano ©
Grotte di Suppraiano
I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos ©
I Suoni degli Dei - Pelagos

5
nights
Sorrento

A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
Get in touch with nature at Fishing Charters & Tours and Villa di Pollio Felice - Bagni della Regina Giovanna. And it doesn't end there: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, don't miss a visit to Piazza Tasso, pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di Sorrento, and do a tasting at Vinicola De Angelis.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Sorrento day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Positano to Sorrento in an hour. Other options are to ride a ferry; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in March, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sorrento

Tours Outdoors Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Il Vallone dei Mulini ©
Il Vallone dei Mulini

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